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Chicago to Istanbul Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:10 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Istanbul. Turkish & Alitalia frequently offer the best deals to Istanbul flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Turkish
CHIIST
Tue 2/25
nonstop
ISTCHI
Tue 3/10
nonstop
$849
Alitalia
CHIIST
Tue 5/12
3 stops
ISTCHI
Tue 5/26
3 stops
$873
KLM
CHIIST
Sun 3/15
1 stop
ISTCHI
Tue 3/31
1 stop
$920
Air France
CHIIST
Tue 3/17
2 stops
ISTCHI
Thu 3/26
2 stops
$927
Lufthansa
CHIIST
Tue 4/21
2 stops
ISTCHI
Tue 5/5
2 stops
$934
British Airways
CHIIST
Tue 3/3
2 stops
ISTCHI
Mon 3/9
2 stops
$982

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Istanbul?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $861.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Istanbul?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Istanbul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Istanbul?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Istanbul.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,071 $1,083
7-14 days $849 $913
14-21 days $849 $860
21-30 days $849 $918
30-60 days $849 $923
60-90 days $849 $945
90+ days $989 $781

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Istanbul

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Istanbul is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$850$832$850$859$890$890$850

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Istanbul by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Chicago Istanbul Turkish 2/17/20 3/2/20 0 $850
March Chicago Istanbul Turkish 3/1/20 3/9/20 0 $850
April Chicago Istanbul Air France 4/28/20 5/12/20 2 $832
May Chicago Istanbul Major Airlines 5/3/20 5/11/20 1 $917
June Chicago Istanbul Alitalia 6/23/20 7/7/20 2 $1,111
July Chicago Istanbul British Airways 7/27/20 8/4/20 1 $1,019
August Chicago Istanbul Lufthansa 8/18/20 9/1/20 1 $902
September Chicago Istanbul United 9/9/20 9/16/20 2 $933

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Istanbul. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$1,012
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$1,012 $935
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$935 $890
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$890 $1,187
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,187 $885
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$885

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $940.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $999.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Istanbul.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:30 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Istanbul

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Istanbul. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $728.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $922.

Chicago to Istanbul Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Chicago to Istanbul flight time is 10 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Istanbul is 5,456 miles (8,780 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in Chicago flying to Istanbul Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:10 -04:00Number of routes searched: 38Number of itineraries searched: 211,858

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Istanbul. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Turkish -
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
LOT WAW
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Qatar DOH
Royal Jordanian AMM

Chicago to Istanbul Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Istanbul. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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